International News

VIDEO: Staying safe while reporting Ebola

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 06:33
The BBC's Tulip Mazumdar, who has been reporting from Ebola-stricken Sierra Leone, explains how the BBC is covering the crisis safely.

Why do people love Ordnance Survey maps?

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 06:26
US-born neuroscientist John O'Keefe loves Ordnance Survey maps. Why?

Syria jihadist rebels seize priest

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 05:53
A Franciscan friar and about 20 parishioners have been abducted by jihadist rebels in north-western Syria, the Custody of the Holy Land says.

Your questions to Paul Wood

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 05:18
What's at stake in battle for Syria and Iraq

VIDEO: Pearce: I encountered some unpleasantries

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 05:14
The so-called Heroine of Hackney who joined the Lib Dems after the 2011 London Riots is bidding to be an MP.

Day in pictures: 7 October

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 04:16
24 hours of news images: 7 October

Johnson forgets candidate's name

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 04:10
London mayor Boris Johnson admits "you got me there" after failing to put a name to the Conservative candidate in the Clacton by-election.

Carlos the Jackal faces new trial

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 04:00
Notorious convicted killer Carlos the Jackal, who carried out attacks in the 1970s and 1980s, is to go on trial again in France for two murders.

VIDEO: Turkey and the Kurds - in 70 seconds

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 03:59
Why do the Turkish authorities have a complicated relationship with the region's Kurdish population?

VIDEO: Moazzam Begg: Full interview

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 03:00
Former Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg says he offered to help secure the release of British hostage Alan Henning from Islamic State.

VIDEO: 'Nobody decides when they can die'

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 01:31
Actress Lynda Bellingham, who is suffering from cancer, talks about her decision to stop having chemotherapy.

Eurozone split - Europe's central drama

BBC - Tue, 2014-10-07 00:48
Delay over hard economic reforms keeps eurozone in doldrums

'Not enough police' to combat fraud

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 21:58
A police chief warns that there are not enough specially-trained officers to deal with a rise in computer-related fraud in England and Wales.

Spain investigates Ebola infection

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 21:57
Investigations begin at a Madrid hospital where a Spanish nurse is the first person known to have contracted the Ebola virus outside west Africa.

HK students agree to formal talks

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 21:57
Hong Kong student leaders agree to hold formal talks with the government after a week of protests, which are still blocking parts of the city.

Tube staff to hold 48-hour strike

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 21:44
Workers on the London Underground are to hold a 48-hour strike next week in a long-running dispute over staff cuts.

Magna Carta viewing ballot opens

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 21:38
A ballot opens for the chance to see the four remaining copies of the original Magna Carta displayed together for the first time.

The IS advance and "£75 a night" hospital beds

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 21:37
A mixed bag of headlines in tonight's Fleet Street titles with the jihadists' threat to a northern Syrian town, and the NHS funding crisis getting much coverage.

VIDEO: Emin on ageing, creativity and politics

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 21:36
Kirsty Wark speaks to artist Tracey Emin about her latest exhibition and why she thinks motherhood would have been incompatible with her life as an artist.

Man shot in chest at house in city

BBC - Mon, 2014-10-06 21:34
A man in his 30s is in hospital after being shot in the chest at a house in Oranmore Street in west Belfast.